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*IN-PERSON* 13 Wise Women - The COVID Year

A Panel Discussion Celebrating International Women's Day

2021-03-04 18:30:00 2021-03-04 19:30:00 Australia/Melbourne *IN-PERSON* 13 Wise Women - The COVID Year In the lead up to International Women's Day on 8th March, we provide a local focus as Geelong's wise women open up about their lives and share their experiences of the COVID year. Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome) - Wurdi Youang

Thursday, March 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-03-04 18:30:00 2021-03-04 19:30:00 Australia/Melbourne *IN-PERSON* 13 Wise Women - The COVID Year In the lead up to International Women's Day on 8th March, we provide a local focus as Geelong's wise women open up about their lives and share their experiences of the COVID year. Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome) - Wurdi Youang

In the lead up to International Women's Day on 8th March, we provide a local focus as Geelong's wise women open up about their lives and share their experiences of the COVID year.

This book is the second in the 13 Wise Women series and features 13 women from all walks of life across the Geelong region.

Most of us have ridden the extreme highs and lows of COVID-19. We have used what we know, what we have learned about ourselves and others, to work through a time that most of us alive today have never experienced before. 

This event will feature Founder, Facilitator and Co-author of the 13 Wise Women book series, Gail Mortimer, together with Davina Montgomery (Editor and co-author), Frederike Moodie (Web master and co-author) and Mara McDonald (co-author).

They will talk us through the hearts and hopes, self-doubts and fears, strengths and inspiration, some coping strategies, a few giggles, and so many tears - that some of our region's most inspirational women discovered during 2020.

Returning to In-Person Events

*Please arrive by 6pm for a 6.30pm start*

In-person guests are limited to 50 seats for this event. If you have booked a ticket your name will be on the door-list. Attendees without a ticket cannot be admitted. There is no need to show or print a ticket/reservation, please just provide your name as you arrive.

Attendees are requested to arrive by 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start, to enable safe and compliant use of the lifts. Please note, it will take some time to get everyone safely into the event space on Level 5.

Wearing a mask is currently compulsory for audience members at our indoor author events, unless you have a lawful exemption.

Seating will be socially distanced (and we ask you to please not move the seats), as will queues for book sales and book signings. Cashless book purchases are preferred.

If you are a high-risk individual (eg, people > 65 years of age, people with underlying health conditions) whilst you are very welcome, please consider the risks carefully. 

Please note, there may be further restrictions on audience numbers, or the event may be moved online depending on government Coronavirus regulations at the time. We will advise registrants of any changes via email and our website.

Safety is our number one priority, so please:

  • Stay home if you are unwell – if you have symptoms, get tested
  • Wash your hands – and cough and sneeze into your elbow
  • Continue to use hand sanitiser
  • Keep your distance – 1.5 metres away from anyone you don’t live with

We request that you please be patient and flexible due to the evolving nature of this pandemic.

Access for People with Disabilities

If you have any access requirements in order to participate in this event, please email us at events@grlc.vic.gov.au or telephone (03) 4201 0523 and a member of the events team will be available to discuss your requirements further.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Talks |

TAGS: | recommended |

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome)

Phone: (03) 4201 0600

Hours

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome)

Mon, Feb 26 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Tue, Feb 27 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Wed, Feb 28 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Fri, Mar 01 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Mar 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Tel: (03) 4201 0600

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